Coronavirus Disease COVID-19 

  • North Carolina will move into Safer At Home Phase 2 of lifting COVID-19 restrictions at 5 p.m. Friday, May 22 and runs through at least Friday, June 26 unless changed or canceled.

  • Although the state’s overall key indicators remain stable, the continued increases in daily case counts signals a need to take a more modest step forward in Phase 2 than originally envisioned.

  • View Phase 2 Frequently Asked Questions

  •  Governor Cooper and education leaders announced remote learning will continue through the end of the 2019-20 school year.



  •  A statewide Stay at Home Order has been extended until May 8, 2020.


  • Governor Cooper signs Executive Order 124 on March 31  to assist North Carolinians.

  • Governor Cooper signs Executive Order 122 on March 30 to get equipment to health care workers, schools and local governments.

  • Governor Roy Cooper issues Executive Order 121,  a statewide Stay at Home Order beginning Monday, March 30 at 5 p.m. until April 29, 2020. The Executive Order directs people to stay at home except to visit essential businesses, to exercise outdoors or to help a family member. Specifically, the order bans gatherings of more than 10 people and directs everyone to physically stay at least six feet apart from others. Read the press release and the FAQs

  • Governor Roy Cooper announced that parents who need food assistance for their children can text FOODNC to 877-877 to locate nearby free meal sites. The texting service is also available in Spanish by texting COMIDA to 877-877. Read more.

  • Governor Roy Cooper and NCDHHS Secretary Mandy Cohen urge North Carolinians to stay at home if they can and maximize social distancing. People who feel sick and have mild symptoms, should stay home and call their doctor. Businesses are encouraged to get social distancing, telework plans in place immediately. Read more.

  • All COVID-19 Executive Orders.

  • March 23: Executive Order to close K-12 public school statewide through May 15, bans mass gatherings over 50 people, closes some businesses.

  • March 21: Executive Order 119 waives restrictions on child care and elder care, provides DMV flexibilities.

  • March 20: Gov. Roy Cooper asks for health care volunteers to assist with COVID-19. 

  • March 19: U.S. Small Business Administration granted request for a disaster declaration for small businesses suffering economic losses due to COVID-19.

  • March 17: Executive Order closes restaurants and bars for dine-in service, makes unemployment benefits more widely available. More.

  • March 16: NCDHHS recommends no mass gatherings for more than 50 people.

  • March 14: Executive Order closes K-12 public school statewide. Read the FAQ.

Health Department Updates

Citizens and providers do not send patients to the health department.  Please call the health department or NCDHHS at 1-866-462-3821.

Robeson County Health Department is in contact with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services pertaining to the status of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in North Carolina.

With the heightened level of awareness people coming into our area from other states and countries that have affected people, they should closely monitor themselves. As of July 6, 2020 we have 1,429 confirmed cases in Robeson County and 44 Deaths.

The very best thing people can continue to do to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is to wash your hands regularly, avoid touching your face with your hands, and, if you cough, do so into your elbow or sleeve. It is wise to also avoid shaking hands. If you find yourself around someone who is coughing, remain at least six feet away from them.

NCDHHS has established an information phone number for people who are concerned about an underlying health condition or who think they may be coming down with a flu-like illness. The phone number is 866-462-3821 and website is

We will continue to monitor COVID-19's impact on North Carolina and Robeson County and provide you with any changing information as it occurs.

COVID-19 Coronavirus Hotline 

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